Did You Know they were from New Rochelle?


Lou Gehrig, courtesy wikimedia commons

From Thomas Paine to Ossie Davis. New Rochelle dedicated a “Walk of Fame” at Library Green on Saturday, despite the weather. 25 distinctive interpretive signs, created in honor of famous residents, were  unveiled.   Go have a look next time you’re downtown.

Here they are:

Madame Beatrice Alexander

Teresa Brewer

Joseph Campbell

Irene Castle

Carrie Chapman Catt

Ellabelle Davis

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee

Eddie Foy

Lou Gehrig

Don Hewitt

Adrian Iselin

Elia Kazan

Walter Lantz

Joseph Leyendecker

Robert Merrill

Thomas Paine

Jan Peerce

Pearl Primus

Alex Raymond

Frederic Remington

Norman Rockwell

Elizabeth Seton

John Stephenson

Buffalo Bob Smith

Whitney M. Young, Jr.


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